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. >>> an alert tonight about a scam that uses the fbi to frighten computer users and then steal their money. as andrea mccarren reports, it does not ask for your personal information or a credit card number. >> all of a sudden, it says my computer is blocked by the fbi. >> peter walden sat down at his computer to check his e- mail and surprised by this full screen message listing alleged activities for which users are being blocked. >> maybe down loading illegal music or you are going to pornographic materials. >> what raised his suspicion is that in order to unblock his computer, the screen required a $200 payment with a prepaid money card within the next 72 hours. >> if you don't, then you end up getting -- the fbi will open a file against you and you go to jail. >> walden is not easily taken by scams and he's a stick lar for details. if you look closely as he did, you'll see the fbi's name is missing the word oath. andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> the fbi knows all about this scam. it holds your computer hostage and demands a payment. an fbi spokeswoman told us, we would never ask a
a message from the f.b.i., but it's really trying to steal your money. one man got a message on his computer saying the f.b.i. had blocked his computer claiming he had done something illegal online. he says he got suspicious when the message he had to make -- the message said he had to make a $200 online payment within 72 hours to gain use of his computer. then he noticed the message heading read "federal bureau investigation" and not "federal bureau of investigation." that's a small detail that someone could easily overlook. >> if i could help 10, 15, 20 people just because of awareness, then i would be doing a service to my community. >> an f.b.i. spokesperson says the bureau never asks americans for money. >>> still to come when 9news now continues, beta blockers have offered releif to -- relief to heart patients but we're now learning the popular drug may not offer the protection that some patients need. >>> if you're over 50, i hope you're reading one of my favorite newspapers, the beacon. you can get it at medical facilities and it's free. i want to tell but two dates the beacon is spo
hours. >> if you don't, then you end up getting the fbi will open a file against you and you end up going to jail. >> is there one design that patients react to? >> yes. this is one of them. >> walden is not easy taken by scams. >> i'm trained to use medication as the last resort. by wearing the scrubs, you find most of the time the patient is spending time talking about how beautiful they look, where did you get them from and they forget about the pain. >> he's a stickler for details. you'll see that the fbi's name is missing the word oath. >> if i can have ten, 15, 20 people because they are wearing this, i will be doing a service to my community. >> fbi is aware of the scam. it essentially holds your computer hostage and demands a payment. an fbi spokeswoman told us we would never ask americans for money. cyber criminals know if they use the name of a law enforcement agency. it is not legitimate and if it happened to you, your computer han compromised and you want to make sure it is virus-free before you use it again. >> for more information, go to our website, wusa9.com.
you believe you're getting a message from the f.b.i. but it's really an e-mail scam trying to steal your money. peter walden got a message on his computer saying the f.b.i. had blocked his computer claiming he had done something illegal online. but walden got a little bit suspicious when the message also said to unlock his screen, he had to make a $200 payment with a prepaid money card within the next 72 hours. then he noticed the message heading that read federal bureau investigation, not federal bureau of investigation. an f.b.i. spokeswoman said the bureau never asks americans for money. >>> the d.c. council has introduced what would be a landmark amendment to the city's charter. it would grant the district government the power to spend local tax dollars without congressional approval. the council plans to vote on this by december. then it would go before d.c. voters next spring. if passed, congress or the president could still squash it while the entire council signed on to the deal, d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton opposes it. she says she'll keep pushing congress to pass a
foreign oil. >>> a new e-mail scam makes you believe you're getting a message from the f.b.i. but be careful. it's really trying to steal your money. peter walden got a message on his computer saying the f.b.i. had blocked it claiming he had done something illegal online. he says he got suspicious when the message he had -- when the message said to make a $200 online payment within 72 hours and his computer would be freed up again. then he noticed the message heading. it read "federal bureau investigation." and not "federal bureau of investigation." that small detail is something someone could easily overlook. >> if i could have 10, 15, 20 people just because of their awareness, then i would be doing a service to my community. >> an f.b.i. spokesperson says the bureau never asks americans for money. >>> speaking of money, 6:36, jessica doyle is watching yours. >> you're here to explain why october is such a big deal on wall street. >> hold on to your stock portfolios, people. october can be a very, very bad month when it comes to stock market crashes. the 1929 stock market cr
wearing a dark hoody and jeans. >>> did an undercover fbi agent buy prostitutes for gun smuggling suspect then ask the taxpayers to foot the bill for thousands of dollars? and could some of those prostitutes have been children? these are the disturbing allegations uncovered by the washington guardian. the news outlet says senator charles grassily is demanding answers from fbi director robert mueller. the allegations were raised in a california court case involving those gun smuggling suspects. the alleged trips to brothels were with prostitutes in the philippines. to read the washington guardian's complete story on this, go to our website, wusa9.com. >>> 85 million bucks. that's how much one credit card company has to shell out to customers. find out if you're entitled to some of that cash back. >>> eye exams can reveal more than changes in vision. a routine check saved one guy's life. his story is next. . >>> i'm meteorologist topper shutt. 72 today. here's your wakeup weather. temperatures on the mild side actually. mid-50s to mid-60s at 5:00 and 7:00 a.m. upper 50s to upper 70s by 9:00
at some other things making news now. the walk guardian accuses an undercer f.b.i. agent of buying prostitutes for gun smuggling suspects with taxpayer money. there are also claims the prostitutes may have been under age. senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. director robert mueller. the alleged trips to brothels were with prostitutes in the philippines. to reach the washington guardian's complete story on this, go to our website wusa9.com. >>> american university students are being warned about a man fondling women near campus. in the last week four women have been attacked. all of the incidents happened in the 4200 block of massachusetts avenue between the berkshire apartments and ward circle building. the description of the suspect is vague. it's a man between 20 and 30 years of age, about 5'7" to 5'10" tall. he was wearing a dark hoodie and jeans. >>> victims of child pornography may soon be able to receive restitution for the crimes committed against them. a federal appeals court ruled the victim of child pornography may have the right torecover money from
who i make myself to be. >> do they call him dad? >> uh-huh. >> the fbi had told her she was the primary target during the three weeks of terror. and for that reason, there is still pain all these years later. >> because people blamed me. you know. if i were to stayed on the west coast, people on the east coast would still be alive. >> this is my second time interviewing mildred mohommed and she seems brighter and more open this time around. she is busy writing another book and being the spokesperson for an organization called after the trauma. she travels to different military bases talking about ptsd and domestic violence. i'm surae chin for 9news. >> police in fairfax are out there looking for a missing teenager. his name is brian glenn and he was last seen on the school grounds of wt woodson high on monday morning. okay, he was seen there, but didn't end up going to class. his vehicle was found on picket road in fairfax. sky 9 flew over the scene a few minutes ago. investigators are out there, they are looking for glenn right now. please, call fairfax police if you
searching the skpr net he found an fbi poster for a similar man. that man was john donald cody a harvard educated attorney who had mysteriously disappeared from his arizona law practice in 1984. and was later indicted on four counts of a state fraud. the original wanted poster described a man without tear ducts so eliot called thunderstorm watchson's land lady that her tenant left something unusual, two big bottles of eye drops. >> it said he had no tear duct, he had to use eye drops all the time. in our world one and one equals two. >> reporter: also left behind in that apartment one dvd. >> been a while since i've done this. >> reporter: leonardo dicaprio's portrayal of a fugitive on the run in "catch me if you can." it wasn't until the fbi searched the military's own fingerprint files going back to 1969, the year cody last served that a positive match was finally made. >> we love doing this. we love catching the people that don't think they can be caught. even more than that we love identifying the people that they can't be identified. >> reporter: in another twist of event the fbi ha
and jeans in each incident. >>> did an undercover f.b.i. agent use taxpayer money to buy prostitutes for suspected gun smugglers? the washington guardian uncovered some disturbing allegations, including some of the so-called prostitutes and they have been children. the news outlet says senator charles grassley is demanding answers from f.b.i. director robert mueller. these claims were raised in a california court case involving those gun smuggling suspects. the alleged trips to brothels with prostitutes in the philippines. you can read more on the guardian story on our website wusa9.com. >>> an update from the national zoo about its female giant panda. the zoo tweeted yesterday that mei xiang has gone outside twice in the last few days. this is some file video of her shortly after she delivered a cub september 16. unfortunately that cub died last sunday. the zoo partially reopened the panda house yesterday. they expect to have it completely open to the public very soon. >>> good morning. it's six minutes after 5:00 if you're just waking up. time for the first your money report. >> je
to identify only director tim healy, a veteran f.b.i. agent who overseas the terrorist watch list of 520,000 names. >> that could be a facilitator, it could be a bomber, it could be a bomb maker, it could be anything. it's anybody corrected to terrorism. >> reporter: this clearing house of terrorist information is used everyday by t.s.a. officers, border agents and state, local, and federal law enforcements. >> if you're speeding, you get pulled over, they're query that name. and if they're encountering a known or suspected terrorist it will pop up and say "call the terrorist screening center." >> reporter: how often do these encounters happen? >> we're averaging about 55 encounters with known or suspected terrorists every single day. >> reporter: in most cases, the encounters do not produce arrest but provide additional intelligence. >> location of where the guy is going, what he's doing, additional associates that the subject is hanging around. >> reporter: names are frequently added and subtracted, always in secret. healy also overseas the even more critical no-fly list. there are 20,
they call him dad? >> uh-huh. >> the fbi had told her she was the primary target during the three weeks of terror. for that reason, there is still pain all these years later. g because people blamed me, you know. if i would have said johnny would have killed you. if i would have stayed on the west coast, then people on the east coast would still be alive. >> we talked about lee malvo's jailhouse interview. she isn't qualified to talk about it, but she takes malvo's word for what she said because she was there. she moved on. she is on her second book. that's going to come out in the next couple years about her healing process. right now, she is devoting to be the spokesperson of her domestic violence organization. she goes to military bases to talk about ptsd. she is very -- >> it can be closely linked. it's the best legacy about teaching your kids how to define themselves by who they are. >> thank you. back to you. >>> sky 9 captured what was left of a serious accident in west annapolis today. a ford expedition pulling a trailer overturned this afternoon at route 665 and 50 that cras
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